2020 is definitely a year that will be discussed, taught, and reviewed for years to come. Since we are in the 7th month of the year. I feel that this is a great time to reflect on the first half of the year and also, share how I hope to navigate the rest of the year.
I remember coming into the new year with dreams, and plans for the new year. This was the year where I made up for all the trips I missed out on in 2019 due to my pregnancy. My plan was also to transition into a better role at work. Enroll the baby in swimming classes. My pregnancy weight will be a thing of the past.
But you see as humans we sometimes feel like we are in control. With the advancement in technology, automated homes, and cars. We forget that there is a higher being who is the ultimate boss. The first half of the year has really shown most of us that we are definitely not in control. The big boss has given the world a major time out.
The first half of the year in review.
2020 has really highlighted to me that life is truly short. In the past, we have all used this saying in passing. This year truly magnifies this saying. I have come to realize that there is no perfect time to do anything. Set your goals and start working towards it. It does not have to be perfect, mistakes will be made along the way.
Growth happens when mistakes occur, lessons are learned from mistakes and changes are made to prevent repeated mistakes. If all the planning is done in your head, planner, or word document. How do you assess if this dream is actually attainable? In the first half of 2020, I am thankful to say that I have grown numerous aspects of my life by just doing and being consistent.
Consistently pursuing a better relationship in my spiritual journey. While I may fall short, I consistently get back on the saddle and not stop. In my marriage by continuing to show, compromising with my spouse, and finding things in common to do together while on lockdown. You can read all about it here. If you an Aries, you know we can be stubborn and we always feel like our way is the best. It is still a struggle but we forge on. Learning to be patient with my babies, Knowing and recognizing when I needed a time out.
I have also learned to acknowledge when I am running on empty. How I cannot show up and be there for everyone in my life if I am not taking care of myself. Self-care for me may look like a 10-minute dance party in my car by myself, being able to do my skin routine without interruptions. I encourage you to take the time out to reflect and plan for the rest of the year.